Game Changer

May 21, 1987 – The Hyatt Regency atrium and its bubble elevators, conceived by architect-developer John Portman, revolutionized hotel design. Recently while being presented with the 2013 Pillar Award from the Council of Quality Growth, Portman said of the Hyatt, “It was a game changer born of Atlanta’s aspirations to become a world class international city.”

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